RPC VI, 10223 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10223 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue L Ɛ = 5
Dating 221/2
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander Caesar, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L Ɛ
Reverse design Nilus reclining l., wearing lotus wreath, holding reed and cornucopia, from which emerges Genius crowning Nilus with wreath; three little Genii climb up his legs, r.; to l., nilometer and Genius
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 4245, M 2865, BMC 1587, Geissen 2397, E 3080 (5)
Specimens 12 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1864,1118.658 BMC 1587
2 2     P: 2916
3 3     C: G.1207-R
4 4     G: 4371
5 5     O: HCR27260 M 2865
6 6     A: 638/1089
7 7     Cologne Geissen 2397
8 8     Washington
9 9     CNG 31, lot 1401
10 10     ✸ CNG EA 368, 10 Feb. 2016, lot 338
11 11     D 4245 = Ars et Nummus 7–8, 1970, lot 63 ( = Figari - Mosconi 1105)
12 12     Gemini 13, 6 Apr. 2017 (ex Art Institute of Chicago), lot 417a